Mithilesh is a Coffee Q-Grader; one among the only 20-odd in India, a Coffee Roaster, Taster and Trainer, a Consultant to cafes & Roasters with several ongoing National and International Projects.
Only three years into the field, he is also the First Indian AeroPress Champion and the 1st to have represented India at the World AeroPress Championship (W.A.C.), Seoul, South Korea, competing among Coffee Brewer Champions from over 50 Nations.
Mithilesh has undergone intensive trainings in Melbourne, Delhi, Chiang Mai (Thailand) reiterating his belief that it takes uncompromising hours, working even 18 hours a day to back all those childhood dreams.
SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America) Certified Coffee Cupper and SCAE (Specialty Coffee Association of Europe) Certified Barista. Mithilesh is also certified in Level 1 (Barista) & Level 2 (Latte Art) from the Coffee School in Melbourne, Australia.
Q-Grading is an Internationally recognized exam, conducted by the CQI (Coffee Quality Institute), a Non Profit Organization. The Exam consists of 22 extremely challenging practical sensory tests, spread over 6 days.